EC Vancouver’s Sunday Activity

Every Sunday, we conduct a tour for our new students as part of our Orange Carpet Experience. The tour officially starts at 11:30 am however we meet up slightly earlier and do ice breakers were students get to know each other and make friends on the spot. Starting off we show them the main and side entrance to the school and Dollarama, a Dollar store where they can purchase many things for cheap. We also show them Phonebox where they can buy a sim card and the Bank where they can withdraw money from the ATM. Walking to Granville street, we show the students the train stations and London Drug, a pharmacy and electronic store. Moving on, we show them Best Buy, an electronics only store and Winners, a clothing store that sells brands for less. We then walk to Robson Square and tell them about the VanArt gallery and events happening around town. Continuing down Robson, we stop by Robson and Burrard to show them the way to the beach, cinema, grocery stores and more shopping options.   After that We walk down Burrard street to show them how to get a BCID card as well as how to purchase a compass card from the Skytrain station. Moving on, we walk down to Waterfront and show them Bella Gelateria and finally get to the 2010 Olympic Cauldron where we take a group picture and tell them more more about Vancouver’s culture, etiquette and EC’s expectations in and out of class. Depending on the size of the group, we walk down the seawall towards Canada Place and back to EC. Enroute to EC We show them the other exit from Granville Station which is the closest one to the school and tell them what they need to bring for their … Read more

Welcome New Students! April 21st

Meet our new students! EC Vancouver is happy to welcome and introduce many students from around the world! We all met together on Sunday morning and enjoyed a lovely walking tour around downtown Vancouver. After the tour, we all had lunch together at WhiteSpot which is a BC based restaurant and a local favorite. New students have the opportunity to make friends and meet other people from around the globe. EC Vancouver is an English school in Vancouver that offers ESL classes and courses ranging from basic elementary to complete proficiency as well as test preparation programs like Cambridge and IELTS. We provide state of the art ESL classes and student experience so that you can learn to your highest potential. Contact EC Language Centres today to book your free trial lesson and experience the orange carpet yourself! Thank you everyone for joining the #SundayExperience don’t forget to share your experience on social media using the hashtags #ecexperience and #ecvancouver